Hove MP's squatting campaign backed by ministers as they set out changes to law

The campaign by Hove MP Mike Weatherley for squatting to be made a criminal offence was given government backing today. Justice Minister Crispin Blunt published a consultation paper with a view to abolishing “squatters’ rights”. Among the other proposals set out in the...
Posted On 13 Jul 2011 at 8:42 pm

Brighton and Hove firefighters ask bikers to back 'crash' scheme

Firefighters from Brighton and Hove hope to help save lives by encouraging motorcyclists to carry vital personal information in the lining of their helmet. The scheme involves bikers placing a green dot on the right-hand side of their visor or helmet to show that they have the...
Posted On 13 Jul 2011 at 7:57 pm

Brighton deaf school carer delivers gifts from pupils to children in Ethiopia

A former student from Hamilton Lodge in Brighton has taken gifts to deaf school children in Ethiopia. Nicholas Ansell, now a carer at Hamilton Lodge Deaf School, in Walpole Road, Brighton, visited two schools for deaf children during a recent stay in Ethiopia. The gifts he took...
Posted On 13 Jul 2011 at 10:57 am